Everyone deserves to live in a space that brings them comfort and joy, and because interior designers are trained in creating exactly that, it's just one of many great reasons to hire one. They have the ability and training to transform houses into homes.
Oftentimes people can be intimidated or overwhelmed by the idea of hiring an interior designer but considering the vast majority of us now spend more time at home than ever before, they're definitely a worthy investment and resource to use!
The United States has some of the best interior designers in the world, without a doubt, and here at ZeroDown we love to follow and appreciate as many of them as possible. So we've gone ahead and compiled a list of the best interior designer in every state in the US by pulling review data from Yelp, Google, Houzz, and more.
A full-service interior design firm based in Fairhope, Alabama but with a portfolio that spans the Gulf coast and beyond. Known for their relaxed coastal chic style, Suzanne Winston and Associates specialize in design and architectural finishes for remodels and new construction, kitchen and bath design and renovation, and beautiful furnishings and home decor.
They also have an online home decor store.
Founded in 2006, Bauer/Clifton Interiors offer overlapping and complementary interior architecture and design skills, along with decades of experience, to provide clients with a holistic and thorough approach to the process of transforming their environment. Their team understand the unique needs of residential, commercial and hospitality clients and work to create beautiful, functional spaces. Based in Juneau, they have worked on projects to date in Alaska, across the Pacific Northwest, and in Palm Springs.
Their projects are absolutely incredible, as you can see below, through combining function and aesthetics to create environments that are both timeless and fresh. The team at Guided Home Design is made up of diversely talented designers who take great pride in going above and beyond their client's expectations.
Get lost in their stunning portfolio of work here.
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Since 2009, éLAN Creative has innovated the design process, bringing visions to life through functionality, beauty, and comfort. Their team works with clients locally, virtually, and across the country to make every decision from fixtures and tiny details to the bigger elements, look and feel.
Whether developing an interior design plan, a home remodel, building plans from scratch, or collaborating on a commercial project, éLAN Creative understand and emphasize that even the smallest details matter.
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With over 60 5-star reviews on Houzz, they believe that the interiors of a space should integrate seamlessly with the architectural design. They simplify the design process through communication, transparency, and pragmatism. Check out Niche Interiors on Instagram for endless inspiration.
Andrea Schumacher Interiors strive to create sumptuous, imaginative, and softly polished interiors that reflect their client's aspirations, lifestyles, and personalities. Based in Denver, Colorado, this firm is versed in a wide variety of aesthetics and styles that bring value and functionality to every project they touch. For over two decades they've worked with residential and commercial clients throughout the Denver area.
Their Instagram will blow your mind with some of the coolest interiors you'll ever see. Check it out here.
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This New Haven-based design firm provides innovative and creative interior design services to a broad range of clientele from residential to commercial. Design by the Jonathans manage everything from kitchen, bathroom, and living space design to office and restaurant design. They have only 5-star reviews on Google so you know you'll be in good hands! If you live in the Connecticut area, these guys are without a doubt the best interior designer for you!
Next up on our list of the best interior designers in each US state is SJS Designs in Hockessin, Delaware. Owner Samantha turned her passion for design and decorating into her career and puts an emphasis on accommodating every style and budget, transforming the ordinary into a dream home. With the help of her team, SJS Designs makes the process fun, easy, and stress-free from the initial complimentary consultation to the big reveal.
The Sunshine State has no shortage of amazing interior designers however it's hard to deny the incredible work of Errez Design Studio stands out. Based in Miami, this firm believes that design should celebrate people, their legacy, history, culture, language, and craft. They tell people's stories through beautifully-enriched spaces so that they read like a biography - doesn't that sound just amazing?
They say, "Rooms should live with you, grow with you, and travel through life with you. That is why the Errez' design style is deﬁned as both fresh and nostalgic." Beautiful
Over in Atlanta, we have Balance Design - a very different kind of design firm who create beautiful spaces through environmentally sustainable materials, local artists, craftspeople, and unique furnishings. Their aim is to use design to enrich lives, curating timeless, and authentic interiors that reflect their clients' personalities through careful listening and collaboration. Now that's something we can get behind.
Check out Balance Design's incredible portfolio of work here.
Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, this interior architecture, and interior design firm has extensive experience in the design and construction of a wide range of projects. They aim to create stylish, comfortable, functional, and sustainable environments while prioritizing staying on schedule and within budget.
Depending on the needs of individual clients, MCYIA has relationships with a highly qualified team of architects, engineers, designers, and consultants to supplement its team and provide a full range of design and project management services.
Latham Interiors is based Ketchum, Idaho and they specialize in both residential and commercial design. Principal of Latham Interiors, Sarah Latham, was trained by Fisher Weisman Design in San Francisco and later brought her talent to Lake Tahoe, working as a designer for Bentley Interior Designs before moving to Ketchum.
Sarah Latham brings expertise and unrivaled enthusiasm to all projects ensuring clients achieve elegant, unique, and responsible designs within their desired budget. Their Instagram is awesome - follow them here!
CHAD ESSLINGER DESIGN is based in Downers Grove, Illinois, and specializes in residential interior design, decorating, and remodeling. The full-service design firm has been featured on HGTV's "House Hunters Renovation" as well as "Best of Houzz" for seven years in a row.
The firm, which was started in 2011, is committed to beautiful, creative, functional, and innovative design as well as unparalleled service and they work with local general contractors and builders to create dream homes for their clients - like this one:
Wendy Langston (who originally co-founded and operated luxury home construction businesses with her husband 2000-2014), founded boutique interior design firm Everything Home in Carmel, Indiana in 2014. The firm specializes in delivering luxurious yet livable custom interior design through their signature "Satisfaction by Design" process.
The company prides itself on not just creating spaces but amazing sanctuaries for living and have won "Best of Houzz" 2015 through 2020.
R. Cartwright Design has studios in Clive, Iowa and Serenbe, Georgia. They have serviced clients all over the US, from Florida and Utah to Arizona and California.
Owner Rebecca Cartwright has been designing interiors for private residences and businesses since 1995 and with the help of her team she has been delivering the highest quality design and customer service ever since using a custom and collaborative design process that yields beautiful results.
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Nest Interiors is a full-service interior design studio specializing in residential design on all levels from new construction and finish selections to furnishings, and remodeling.
Principals Katy Cassaw and Kat Benson have a combined 18 years design experience and provide clients with an eclectic mix of design styles- bold and stylish yet always livable. Based in Mission, Kansas, this firm has 30 5-star reviews on Houzz, rest assured you'll be in good hands with Nest Interiors.
With over 100 5-star reviews across Houzz and Google, Living Spaces by Lyn in Louisville, Kentucky has quite the reputation for awesome work.
Combining creativity, technical knowledge, and business skills, Lyn works with clients and other professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive, and meet the needs of the people using the space. Their wide list of services includes interior design, renovations, home staging, move management, and home organization.
Detail-oriented KHB Interiors believe that the smaller details in every space of a home are what makes interior design such a valued service - and we'd have to agree.
Based in New Orleans, this firm takes a tactile approach and uses unique touches, textures, and pieces to perfect their projects. They service Elmwood, Harahan, Jefferson, Metairie, Metairie Terrace, River Ridge, Mandeville, Madisonville, and Covington.
e4 Interior Design is a mom-and-pop-owned, full-service interior design firm located on the coast of Maine with clients throughout New England. Their services include space planning, custom millwork design, project and construction management, architectural drafting, furniture design, procurement of furnishings, installations, and more.
They're passionate about working with clients to help them create a true sense of home: comfortable, practical, and beautiful spaces to create lasting memories in.
Based out of Annapolis, Maryland, Interior Concepts, Inc. is a full-service, award-winning interior design firm with 50 employees and top tier clients. They work all over the United States and around the globe - in mainland China, Jordan, Spain, England, and the Caribbean and have some seriously impressive projects under their belt.
View more of their awe-inspiring work here.
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In Great Barrington, Massachussetts, you'll find the beautiful studio of Jess Cooney Interiors. This full-service design firm specializes in home renovation, project management, and home furnishings. With smart durable design and modern sensibilities in mind, they incorporate eco-friendly products into their work.
Their signature is warm, clean-lined spaces with rustic touches that reflect client's interests, needs, and Berkshire living at it’s best. Check out their Instagram for behind the scenes of their latest projects.
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Stalburg Design is made up of owner Barbi Stalburg Kasoff and her team of creative in-house designers and contractors. Located in Birmingham, Michigan, their aim is to help clients conceptually reform their spaces and create new structure to accommodate growing lifestyles.
Check out their beautiful projects here.
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the award-winning Vivid Interior has over 20 years of experience in interior design and is considered one of the leading firms in the Twin Cities. Delivering exceptional and innovative design to reflect their clients' distinctive lifestyles, they bring a broad range of styles and plenty of project experience to the table.
From interior design and decorating to remodeling and new construction, they have a history of success for any scale of project.
Inside Out Design operates out of Petal, Mississippi and works with both residential and commercial clients.
Working closely with contractors and architects, interior designer Angela Lewis crafts beautiful, inviting, and homey spaces. She blends her unique approach to design with her uncanny way of knowing what her clients envision for their home which results in gorgeous interiors.
Based out of Loch Lloyd, Missouri, McCroskey Interiors is a full-service residential and commercial interior design firm working in the Kansas City area.
The firm is a five-time "Best of Houzz" winner (with a total of 15 Houzz awards) and for good reason - they elevate home interiors in the most unique ways, bringing client's visions to life. From new construction and full scale remodeling to space planning and furniture selection, they utilize experience, clear communication, and expert problem-solving skills to accomplish client's goals.
Providing top-notch interior design services, this Columbia Falls-based firm works with individuals striving for mountain and resort-style living.
Since 2002 Home Matters has worked with homeowners, architects, builders, and suppliers to create design elements that are attractive while ensuring efficient comfortable living spaces.
Founded in 2008 by Elizabeth Monical, Monical Design is a full-service design firm that provides their clients with innovative and personal designs in the midwest modern aesthetic. Blending style with function, this firm is made up of knowledgeable design matchmakers creating beautiful spaces for families, individuals, and businesses.
Monical Design is based in Ralston, Nebraska and you can check out more of their portfolio here.
InsideStyle's process is as follows: they translate client's visions into reality by understanding their lifestyle and defining a story for their home. With nine Houzz awards to their name, InsideStyle work with local and international clients offering turn key interior design solutions for residential homes, penthouses, condominiums, and apartments worldwide. The firm is based in Las Vegas and is made up of a small close-knit group of experienced designers who love what they do.
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The owners of T & L Interiors, Tracy and Linda, spent their younger years on Lake Winnipesaukee and they bring their love for lake life and style into their home transformation process to this day. They work with homeowners and builders around the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, and beyond, to create beautiful spaces with the goal of connecting life and style in a stress-free and enjoyable manner.
With a total of 12 Houzz awards to her name (and many, many more other awards), this interior designer is known for her classic design sensibilities which have established her as one of the the East Coast's leading interior designers. Deborah Leamann first started her design studio in the historic village of Pennington, New Jersey in 1989. She's now worked on stunning projects across the country from New Jersey and New York to Pennsylvania and Florida.
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With an unwavering focus on collaboration with clients, Sandy Schargel Interiors aims to create spaces that are not only pleasing to the eye but also fully-functional. Add in diligent communication and affordable fees and, boom, you've got your dream interior designer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Founder Marie Burgos plus four talented interior designers, project managers, and creative talents make up this team, with offices in both New York City and Los Angeles. Working in a full range of international styles, they take into account each client's personal vision and requirements, furnishings styles, colorations, materials and textures, and of course, budget.
Marie Burgos Design has been featured in the likes of Architectural Digest, Aspire Design and Home, and Interior Design magazine with a portfolio of both residential and commercial projects. They also have a beautifully curated online store packed with beautiful and unique furniture, lighting, and other home decor.
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The Redesign Company's services are very unique in that they offer to redesign your home using items you already own, which is amazing for those on a budget, or alternatively they can go all out and buy what's needed. They also offer design for remodels and construction.
The Charlotte-based company has been featured everywhere - from HGTV and Apartment Therapy to CB2 and West Elm.
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Based in Fargo, North Dakota, Monica Hart Interior Design believes that an environment should be a reflection of each client's personality and individual needs and that the process should be fun.
Services include new construction, remodels, space planning, renderings, finish selections, home refreshers, specialty room designs, and more.
This Columbus-based firm have over 30 years experience and hold eight Houzz awards. Their goal is to work in genuine collaboration and create environments that make their clients feel at home through a variety of styles and aesthetics. They involve premier craftspeople and artisans to help implement their designs and visions.
Snider & Metcalf Interior Design have also recently opened an office in Jacksonville, Florida.
Located in Oklahoma City, Micah Abbananto Designs strives to make special homes that reflect the owner's personal vibe.
Every project is unique in style and personality. From new builds to remodels, they work through a strategic design process no matter the project scale, assisting with color direction, designing rooms or entire spaces, choosing finishes, or finalizing exteriors. They offer a truly seamless design process.
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Based in Portland, Oregon, Garrison Hullinger Interior Design offers comprehensive residential design including custom home design, interior architecture, and furniture design. The firm always prioritizes these key elements in their work: timelessness, practicality, and lifestyle.
They also now offer personalized and luxury virtual services online.
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When it comes to interior design, Katie Armour's focuses on her clients and the way they live, bringing a fresh approach to creating warm and comfortable environments rather than just pretty ones.
Based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Katie's aim is to create spaces her clients will be happy to call home. Katie Armour Interior Design has received over 90 glowing Houzz reviews and seven awards.
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Balanced Interiors is based in beautiful Providence, Rhode Island. At their core, they are passionate about creating mindful environments and focus on designing aesthetically pleasing interiors that promote health and wellbeing for both residential and commercial clientele.
Owner Monique Sabatino believes in helping people create supportive and purposeful environments that inspire and empower them.
Since 1993, Panageries has been drawing inspiration from client's experiences and lifestyles to create beautiful and timeless interior designs.
Based in Greenville, South Carolina, they aim to act as a creative resource and trusted collaborator for their clients. The result? A complete and polished work of art completely unique to each project.
Sioux Falls-based Ajay Kittur has more than 25 years experience in interior design, space planning, and project management working across various magnitudes including retail, hospitality, health, commercial, and residential. His extensive travel around the globe has enabled him to study local cultures abroad and their influence on the architectural design elements.
With over 100 glowing Houzz reviews and 12 awards, Marcelle Guilbea Interior Design has our vote for best interior designer in Tennessee. The Nashville-based interior design firm's work has been featured in the likes of Elle Decor, USA Today, and Nashville Interiors.
Her process of creating a "soulful home" begins by determining her client's "soul style", whether it's traditional, modern, practical, or sensual, she creates spaces that connect to the owner's heart and soul.
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Urbane Design is an established, award-winning interior design firm servicing Austin, Texas and surrounding areas. They specialize in distinctive design solutions for new home construction, remodels, makeovers, and light commercial.
With over 120 shining reviews on Houzz, this firm has built their solid reputation one project at a time by carefully listening to clients’ needs, working within their budget, and creating a breathtaking home that reflects their lifestyle.
With locations in Lehi and Orem, Heather Osmond of Osmond Designs is passionate and purposeful in helping her clients create their dream home making both beauty and comfort a priority.
As well as offering interior design, Osmond Designs is a furniture store with wide ranges and styles of beautiful, high-quality furniture to fit every lifestyle.
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Burlington-based Piper Interior Design specialize in full-scale residential design and renovation, boutique commercial, and styling. They strive to curate spaces that are meant to be lived in and enjoyed. Every element is thoughtfully and meaningfully selected and placed.
With an emphasis on supporting specialized craftspeople and workrooms, the studio's fabricators are an integral part of design execution.
Founded in 2009, Pierre Jean-Baptiste Interiors have 13 Houzz awards under their belt. The McClean, Virginia-based firm specializes in creating exclusive interior deign solutions as well as suppling furnishings and accessories to a wide range of clientele across the United States. With over 20 years of architectural and interior design experience, their work is always beautifilly tailored to fit their client's lifestyles.
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Based in Seattle, Allison Lind Interiors work on both residential and commercial experiences. With residential projects, they do things a little different, creating connections between clients and their space through developing a relationship and really getting to know what they like and what they've always wanted. For commercial work, they transform spaces into experiences and thoughtful environments. Their work, as you can see here, is truly a cut above the rest.
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In Charles Town, West Virginia, you'll find full-service interior design firm Studio One Designs. With over 10 years of experience, they strive to go above and beyond exceeding client's expectations by providing creative design solutions and superior service. Check out more of their awesome work here.
In Milwaukee you'll find Architectural Digest-featured Megan Brakerfield who found her calling to pursue interior design while renovating her third home. With six Houzz awards under her belt, she continues to use her power to blend right brain creativity with left brain project management - resulting in designs that are both beautiful and accessible.
Services include initial space planning and floor plans, selections of overall design scheme and finishes, sourcing and designing custom elements, management of all of the above, partnering with industry professionals, and more.
With decades of experience, Snake River Interiors in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, prioritize their clients wants, needs, and realities to create beautiful solutions and perfectly balanced spaces of simplicity and sophistication. Their custom designers tailor absolutely everything to their clients and it shows. Services include interior architecture and interior design through a very holistic process every step of the way - from discovery and sourcing to installation and refinement.
Their sister showroom features beautiful home furnishings and decor worth checking out.
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